Theodore Veterinary Hospital

Theodore Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility in Theodore, Alabama which is located in the Greater Mobile area. We are committed to providing outstanding veterinary care, promoting responsible pet ownership and educating our clients in the area of preventative health care.
 
We offer high-tech veterinary care and are our area's leader in Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Digital Radiography, Ultrasound Diagnostics, Laser Surgery, and Laser Therapy. We invite you to explore our member page here and to visit our primary home on the web at www.theodoreveterinaryhospital.com.

Our Mission
Theodore Veterinary Hospital is dedicated to high quality medical and surgical care for your cherished pet in a clean, attractive and comfortable environment. We strive for a compassionate and empathetic doctor-client-patient relationship built on trust, honesty, and integrity.

  • Mon: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Tue: 7:30am - 7:30pm
  • Wed-Fri: 7:30am - 5:30pm
  • Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Sun: Closed
  • Dr. Carl Myers

    Dr. Carl D Myers

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Carl Myers was born in Mobile, Alabama and is a graduate of Fairhope High School (1987).  He received his Bachelor of Science degree from  Auburn University in 1992 and was awarded a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1995.  His senior year, he was honored with  Auburn's coveted award for Outstanding Surgery Student.   Dr. Myers has extensive experience in internal medicine, surgery, and dermatology and especially enjoys taking on the impossible-to-solve cases.    
     
    Dr. Myers has two daughters, Whitney and Lexi.  His oldest daughter, Whitney, attends The University of Mobile, and is a very talented musician.  His youngest daughter, Lexi, attends St. Paul's Episcopal School. 

    From its grand-opening in 2001 until late 2008, his cherished dog, Duke was a fixture of the practice and official greeter.   After a long healthy life blessed with love, Duke passed away in 2008.  His memory, along with that of Dr. Myers' beloved kitty, Heidi, is felt throughout the clinic every day!

    Dr. Myers took ownership of Theodore Veterinary Hospital in December of 2001 and is a member of numerous veterinary organizations.

    In his spare time, Dr. Myers enjoys shooting sporting clays in tournaments nationwide, fishing, scuba diving and watching Auburn football.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1995
    Education:
    Auburn University
  • Dr. Christopher Barr

    Dr. Christopher Barr

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Christopher Barr graduated in 1998 from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.

    While living in Panama City Beach, Florida, he worked in the Food and Nutrition facility at ZooWorld, a zoological and botanical park and it was in that capacity that he realized his interest in the care and treatment of exotic animals.

    After graduating from Auburn University, Dr. Barr completed his preceptorship at Animal Care Center of Mobile and continued his work there for 12 and a half years.  In September of 2010, Dr. Barr joined Theodore Veterinary Hospital where he practices on small animals and exotics in the areas of internal medicine, endoscopy, dentistry, and orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries.  He has taken several small animal endoscopy courses and has received certificates in exotic animal endoscopy from the University of Georgia.

    He is a member of AVMA and MVMA, and serves as the treasurer of the MVMA.  In 2010, after the oil spill contamination in the Gulf of Mexico, he assisted in the wildlife rehabilitation process by providing health inspections and certificates for animal relocation.

    In his free time, he enjoys scuba diving, horseback riding, gardening, and cooking (a trait inherited from his grandfather!)  His animal "family" consists of two adopted Greyhounds, Guinness "the Menace", and Killian.  In addition, he has a rescue cat named Yardstick, a King snake, and a Rat snake.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1998
    Education:
    Auburn University
  • Dr. Nicole Elstner

    Dr. Nicole Elstner

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Nicole Elstner is a native of Mobile, AL and graduated from McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in 1999.  She began college at Loyola University New Orleans and finished at Spring Hill College in Mobile, in 2004 with her Bachelor of Science degree.  She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University in 2010 and has been a veterinarian at Theodore Veterinary Hospital ever since.

    Dr. Elstner was a vet tech at Theodore Veterinary Hospital for approximately three years before she went to vet school at Auburn.  Over the years she has seen the practice grow from a small building with basic medical equipment into a beautiful state-of-the-art facility.  She really enjoys working with all of the advanced equipment at the clinic including the ear scopes in exam rooms and the electronic scalpel blade in surgery.  She has a special interest in chemotherapy for dogs and cats with cancer as well as ultrasound and internal medicine.  She is also certified in basic small animal endoscopy, as well as ultrasound.

    Dr. Elstner has a young son, Nicolas, who keeps her on her toes and is the love of her life!  In addition, she has a Beagle named Alvin, and five cats:  Arlene, Dennis, Marvin, Bobby and Mr. Tiggs. 

    Since having her son, Dr. Elstner doesn't have as much free time, but when she does she enjoys traveling, fitness, music and visiting with friends and family.

    She is very proud to be a part of the Theodore Veterinary Hospital crew and looks forward to the opportunity to care for you and your pets.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Education:
    Auburn University
  • Dr. Susan Hall

    Dr. Susan Hall

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Susan Hall is a 1997 graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her B.S. in Animal and Dairy Sciences in 1994 and worked for a mixed-animal practice in Blakely, Georgia for seven years.

    In September of 2004, Dr. Hall moved to the Mobile area.  She joined Theodore Veterinary Hospital in May of 2006. 

    She has two daughters, Ericka and Jenny, whom she enjoys spending time with. 

    Dr. Hall enjoys all types of small animal medicine and is excited to be working in such a progressive hospital. She has a special interest in ultrasound and has developed an extensive ultrasound program at TVH which is used routinely to assist when making a diagnosis.

    In addition to her work at Theodore Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Hall went on a missions trip to Malawi, and plans to return!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1997
    Education:
    Auburn University Graduate
  • hodges

    Dr. Jeremy Hodges

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Hodges attended Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated with honors. He and his family moved to south Alabama in 2011. They have since grown to love Mobile and all it has to offer.

    Dr. Hodges grew up in a small town in northeast Arkansas and knew
    from a young age he wanted to work with animals. Family, faith and helping
    animals is what Dr. Hodges lives for.

    He has been married for 17 years to his beautiful bride Kara and they have been blessed with two amazing children: Brennan who is 15 and loves to golf and Ally who is 12 and loves volleyball. Furry children include a Golden Retriever, Hanna, a rescued Labrador Retriever, Sam, a rescued Cava-Chin, Benjamin Buttons as well as two rescued cats Tigger and Richard Parker. In his spare time, Dr. Hodges enjoys fishing, camping and hunting with his family.
    Education:
    Mississippi State University
  • Darwin Myers

    Darwin Myers

    Hospital Administrator
    Darwin Myers took leave of his 15-year career as an environmental health and safety engineer to join his brother, Dr. Carl Myers, in 2004 as Hospital Administrator.  The hospital has been fortunate for the opportunity to utilize Darwin's technical expertise which ensures the smoothness of day-to-day operations and he has been an  invaluable benefit to the clinic.

    Darwin and his wife, Leah, have four children, Kaleigh, Karissa, Destin, and Jack.  They have a Chihuahua named Sophie that is full of personality!!!

    Their oldest daughter, Kaleigh, after years of volunteering and then working at Theodore Veterinary Hospital, is in her third year at Auburn's College of Veterinary Medicine.  She will be a part of the class of 2018.  Their daughter, Karissa spent many hours volunteering at the clinic when she was younger, and now works full time as a CNA and is in school pursuing her career as a nurse. Their sons Destin and Jack still accompany him from time to time when they are out of school and enjoy spending time playing with the furry boarding guests!

    In his spare time, Darwin enjoys spending time with his family, watching Auburn football, fishing, and shooting sporting clays with his brother.
  • Shannon Poiroux

    Shannon Poiroux

    Lab Manager
    Shannon Poiroux is the Lab Manager at Theodore Veterinary Hospital.  She joined the staff in 2007.

    Shannon and her husband, Justin, have two children, Riley and Brystol.  In addition, they have two Boxers, named Indy and River, and a Cocker Spaniel named Sage.